Art Hindle

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Art Hindle
Born Arthur Hindle
(1948-07-21) July 21, 1948 (age 69)
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Nationality Canadian
Occupation Actor, director
Years active 1971–present

Arthur Hindle[1] (born July 21, 1948) is a Canadian actor and director.

Early life and education[edit]

Hindle was born in Halifax, to a Navy family. His family moved back to Ontario while he was a child. He grew up in Bowmanville, and later at the Beaches area of Toronto, attending Riverdale Collegiate and Malvern Collegiate.

At the Eli Rill workshop, Hindle studied Method. He thrived in this environment and soon started applying his knowledge to getting acting jobs.[citation needed]

Career[edit]

Hindle has made guest appearances in a long list of television programs in North America, and has also appeared in several movies, dating from 1971.

His first major role was in a biker movie, The Proud Rider, spawned by the popularity of Easy Rider. Hindle worked with a real motorcycle gang, Satan's Choice of Oshawa. It was during the making of this film that he almost changed his professional name to Jeremy Kane; as producers thought that Hindle should have a more showbiz-sounding name.[clarification needed][citation needed]

In 1971, he was cast as Billy Duke in the film Face-Off. This film led to offers from Hollywood which he resisted until work dried up and Hindle, who had four children by this time, finally moved to Los Angeles in 1974.[citation needed]

He had a supporting role in the Canadian horror film Black Christmas in 1974. He had a pivotal supporting role in the 1978 remake of Invasion of the Body Snatchers and appeared in the 1981 teen sex comedy film Porky's.[citation needed]

From the early 1990s, Art has also worked as a director. He starred in, and directed, the popular series Paradise Falls showing on cable stations in the USA and on the Showcase channel in Canada.[citation needed]

Awards[edit]

Hindle has won a Gemini award.

Personal[edit]

Hindle is married and divides his time between California and Canada.

Select filmography[edit]

TV appearances[edit]

Voice acting[edit]

  • Dot. - Mister Sherman

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